The CMD315C4 from Custom MMIC is a GaAs MMIC driver amplifier that operates from 4 to 10 GHz covering the S, C, and X bands. It delivers a saturated output power of 22.5 dBm with a gain of 19.5 dB and has a noise figure of 5.5 dB. This amplifier is matched to 50 ohms and eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. The amplifier operates on a single positive supply voltage of 5 volts. The CMD315C4 is available in a leadless 4 x 4 mm ceramic surface-mount QFN package and is suitable for complex communication system applications.